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for a gallon of gas regular gas is $3.62 in san francisco. >> in san jose $3.53. and $3.52. in oakland. the average across california $3.54. >> and a reminder of the bay area favorite way bring in new year is always with kron 4. the biggest partisan spectacular fireworks will be on kron for new year's live show. it's hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich . kron fours news live start at 1130 on new year's eve. >> welcome back the time is 4:14. >> there is plenty of snow off to the side in the lake tahoe area. resort are reporting lots of fresh powder. we are talking feet of fresh powder. and outlets and by three has also been downgraded from and several to moderate. >> i wish i could go there this weekend. the conditions are amazing. i would be careful though. to get a live look at the bay area from our roof in san francisco. the san mateo bridge on the right a quiet start to the morning. more on our weather and traffic. here is our lovely erica. >> happy friday. take a look outside at the golden gate bridge. we do have areas of dense fog. will see an increase in cloud covered thr
in oakland and three people are killed. two and one location >> the clock is ticking this morning for a solution in washington d.c.. to businesses sunday. the dollar closedesses down 18. we had a big drop right now down 94. the dow just over the $13 mark. >> if amazon as announce this year's holiday sales of the biggest ever. >> if consumers purchased 306 items for second on their peak day this season. >> amazon says customers order 26 and a half million items on cyber monday. >> that is a new record for the online retailer. amazons set another record on christmas day for digital download. the candkindle continues to dominate the websites bestsellers. with the kindle fire a stab the leading the way. >> a new study finds have all americans are still holding on to their land lines. the centers for disease control says of the more than 20,000 households interviewed in the first half of 2012. >> off just over half used wireless phones for nearly all fall cause. >> that is less than a 2 percent increase compared to the same time last year. what a small increase? pepper while you're bef
connection to a person who lives here. >>> look as these huge fires overnight in oakland. authorities say the fire was connected to a stolen truck. >> reporter: we're live in the tenderloin where thousands of people have braved thousands -- have braved cold temperatures for a hot meal. >>> well gum to "mornings on 2." -- welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori dam -- campbell. >>> firefighters found a body on quesada and jennings. that's where janine de la vega is. >> reporter: the fire happened behind the four plex. i just spoke to a neighbor who lives in this four plex and she explained how sad this was. a fire broke out and the firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. when they opened the door, they found a body inside. it's unclear what the person was doing inside but there were miscellaneous items in there, along with a bottle of alcohol. police are not calling this death a homicide. right now, the cause is undetermined. >> we've talked to the residents here and the owner of the storage unit. >> reporter: what are they saying? >> nothing suspicious was seen by the
this morning. we'll tell you what people are saying. >>> huge flames in oakland overnight. how authorities are saying the fire was connected to a stolen truck. >>> we're live in petaluma where a freeze warning is in effect. we'll tell you which other parts of the bay area are also effected. >>> more funerals today as connecticut continues to search for answers in last week's deadly school shooting. the very important announcement about guns coming from the president in just a couple of hours. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day. middle of the week. wednesday, december 19th. i'm dave clark. >> is it the 19th? yes it is. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. it's so cold it felt like tahoe. >> the day froze on me, steve. >> i understand. we do have a freeze warning out for the north bay. frost advisory elsewhere. temperatures are cold. let's get to them. 20s to the north. if there is even some in the santa cruz mountains it will be cool today but change in the weather is showing up. >>> good morning. southbound 680 traffic looks go
investigating. >> oakland police investigating the death of an innocent bystander. a 47-year-old is the city's 124th homicide victim of 2012. the grandmother struck and killed last night on international boulevard before 6:00 during a gun battle taking place between people on the other side of the street. nick smith will have more on the story at 5:00. >> in san francisco, a firefighter taken to the homt for smoke inhalation after battling an apartment fire in the city ocean view district that started on the second floor of this building this morning. the 25 residents were evacuated and being helped bit red cross. the cause of the fire is still under investigation.z> pg&e's plan won approval today. >> under the plan, pg&e will test 800 miles of pipeline and replace 200 milesist at a cost of $2 billion. customers will pay more than half of that. roughly $1íñryñ two a month for the average ratepayer this, follows the deadly 2010 san bruno explosion. local leaders feel ripped off by p.u.c. and pg&e. >> now they're making 11% on improvements. it's shameful they'd allow pg&e to profit from
today it will be very chilly. 40s and low, low 50s. >>> 5:27. a 15-year-old girl in oakland shot and killed. it happened in broad daylight. how it happened plus who oakland police are out there searching for right now. >>> plus how the family of oscar grant is planning to mark the fourth anniversary of his shooting death. >>> we're live in san jose where a neighborhoods is grief stricken after a fire tears through an apartment building killing a family. we'll tell you how everyone is coping. >>> born to -- good morning, to you. welcome back. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm tori campbell in for pam cook. it's 5:30 and a chilly start for the final day of 2012. let's check in with steve. >> it's cold. upper 20s and lots of 30s. it's not taking any selective choices here. it's cold across the board. it will be mostly sunny today. upper 40s and low 50s. here is tara. >> make sure you bundle up there today. this is a look at the east shore freeway. and at the bay bridge toll plaza i want you right there. not seeing too much traffic. not sure if the metering lights will be going on. let's he
rosa and a good warmer in oakland. 48 degrees in fremont. here is a look at the satellite and radar. this one the system moved out and to the norris some snowfall and northern california but that will drop down into the bay area. there is another round of what weather expected. what we can expect is mostly cloudy with passing showers. a few sprinkles as you make your way are from the bay. sunny with breaks of sunshine it will be dry but that next system will move in tonight. i will time it out on futurecast and what we can expect. >> coming up on kron four news weekend. we'll have more on the victims and their families from friday's school shooting in connecticut. including how the parents of these children are trying to cope. plus, understanding the tragedy. we'll talk to a bay area psychotherapist who specializes in male behaviors. is there a gender difference when it comes to violence. and we'll have more on the debate over gun control as it heats up in washington and across the country. (music) [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, d
the murder and the irs about possible tax evasion. >> when it comes to traffic stops oakland police don't make them like they used to. the numbers are way down, by 75% from just a few years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year. that is down from 68,000 in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages that put low priority item osen the back burner. some officers complain that the paperwork process is complicated. >>> bay area shoppers got unusual protection today. special escorts at a bart station. why some people are asking what's the point. >> reporter: 'tis the season for stealing. he was on his way to the west oakland bart station a few weeks ago when suddenly. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me. took my stuff and pistol whipped me in the face. >> reporter: it's been happening more frequently at bart stations this holiday season. especially to riders saturday thed with shopping bags. glare watching you and noticing you're not watching them. they're going to take that opportunity to take that property from you. >> reporter: the most com
matching yesterday's high. santa rosa 44 degrees. oakland 48. san jose 47 degrees. as far as shower chances here we are 10:00 this morning and we do bring in the chance but this forecast model really brings in more rain later on into the evening hours. we'll highlight that the forecast and the monday morning commute. >>> president obama will travel to newtown, connecticut today to attend a memorial service for the victim's of friday's deadly elementary school shooting. the president will meet those families of those who were lost and thank first responders. he also plans to speak at a vigil scheduled for 4:00 p.m. pacific time at newtown high school. this will be the fourth time president obama has traveled to a city after a mass shooting. >> we now know the names of the 26 people including the 20 children who were killed when a man opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school. among them 30-year-old lauren russeau she always dreamedover being a teacher. emily parker was one of 16 sicks that were only six years old. her father said she liked to draw and make cards to cheer up friends and
degrees but the windshield is that 23 degrees. oakland is at 35 degrees. they have actually warmed up since last hour. the same thing is for hayward. san francisco was the mormon spot at 41 degrees. we do have a freeze morning in affect for the north bay area. there is a frost revisory for the bay shore line and into your east bay until 8:00 a.m.. right now is 7 01 a.m.. >> we are not tracking any hot spots right now. here is a quick bridge check. the toll plaza is not too bad. it is about a 13 minute drive time out of the east shore freeway. it is about 18 to 20 minutes if you are coming from the macarthur mayes. highway 92 has not seen a spike in drive time. you can still get a cross in about 11 to 13 minutes. the golden gate bridge is an easy trip and still and easy ride on 1 01 southbound. >> on to our developing story. a body in an apartment complex was found. kron 4 urs will tran has been following the latest. >> around 1:00 the morning someone here off a teen is drive called the fire department after they noticed a fire in a storage unit. here is video earlier and they allow us
airport today. there were 60-90 minute delays. oakland and san joseators were running smooth -- san jose airports were running smooth. >>> the main event was the heavy rain and strong winds this morning. we will show you the radar image from 7:00 a.m. this morning. look at that. gradually spreading to the south. at least it was a quick mover. rainfall totals. santa rosa 2 inches. oakland 1.26. san francisco inch-1/2. bolder creek 4 inches. 4.76. and the bulk of the action was this morning. not lot to show you right now. lots of clear skies. some of the observer reports, and of course, wins are a -- winds are a big issue. winds gusting to 80 miles per hour in the hills this morning. around sfo this morning, 50 miles per hour. that was at 4:21. in the north bay, we have been watching the rivs out there. napa river -- rivers out there. napa river, expected to be 19 feet at 7:00 p.m. this evening. also an update on the russian river. russian river, water takes its  time to get there. cresting tomorrow morning, but below flood stage. we have a break in the rain for tomorrow but i am tracking
looking decent out of oakland. with- no issues-. the san mateo bridge, also no problems of the tropic looking good on the approach. 13 minutes. no issues on the bay bridge toll plaza. and still, no slow downs. just 22 minutes out of novado into the city. james? >> san francisco firefighters battled an early morning fire in the noe valley neighborhood. the fire broke out around two a-m. in the 14-hundred block of sanchez street near 27th street. it was contained about 15 minutes later. no word yet on how bad the damage was or if there were any injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> police are continuing to investigate materials that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrott drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuated the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> there were a lot of chemicals. we were concerned after we spoke with the sheriff's offi
program. following the aftermath of the connecticut school massacre. hundreds of cars lined up in oakland to trade their guns for cash. kron4's jeff pierce has the details. >> one hundred and twenty one, one hundred and twenty two, one hundred and twenty three, one hundred and twenty four. >>reporter: olois simmons of youth uprising counted the cars waiting to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. nearly two hundred cars with guns in their trunks waited hours for the opportunity to get two hundred dollars for each gun for as many as three guns. it was one of the most succesful gun by back programs ever held in the city. >> one gun off the street is good but the whole back side of a paddy wagon is even better. >>reporter: that success was credited to youth uprising's ability to organize and promote the event beyond what a police department is able to achieve. >> we had young people as the voice of it we did out reach hand to hand in communities with community members reaching out to each other, you get a drastically different outcome then when you have the police reaching ou
morning did produce rain. 29 santa rosa. 49 oakland. 43 san francisco. 33 san jose. now i just looked about nine temperatures around liver moan. 32-39. 31 concord. 33 san rafael. five below tahoe. 28 ukiah. 13 up in reno. little south wind in advance of this might help a few near the coast. but i've seen temperatures between 37 and 47 in san francisco. so for some, it's cold. for others not too bad. this system is losing all its punch. cold lows. chilly afternoon highs. maybe some partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. our system right there in the cloud, rain, forecast. it clears out of here pretty fast. bundle up tonight. mostly sunny today. partly cloudy. maybe a cold morning. breezy little bit on the coast. some of the higher elevations are also out to the valley. upper 40s or very low 50s unless you are by the bay. tonight dry. that is the good news. partly cloudy and cold. temperatures inland will be dropping into the 30s pretty fast. along the coast they will stay in the 40s. partly cloudy mostly sunny tuesday. a quiet pattern first time in a long, long time. do not have rain in here.
evasion. >>> when it comes to traffic stops, oakland police just don't make them like they used to. in fact, the numbers are down by 75% from just a few years ago. officers have made fewer than 16,000 stops this year, down from 68,000 back in 2009. police point to layoffs and staffing shortages that put low priority items on the back burner. some officers also complain that the paperwork process is complicated and time-consuming. >>> bay area shoppers got some unusual protection today. special escorts at a bart station. cbs reporter explains why some people are asking, what's the point? >> reporter: tis the season for stealing. tanto knows first hand. >> i was ambushed by two men. they pointed a gun at me, took my stuff and pistol whipped me in the face. >> reporter: it's been happening more frequently at bart stations, especially to riders saddled with shopping bags. >> they're noticing that you're not watching them, so they're going to take that opportunity to take that property from you. >> reporter: police say the most common crime on bart is cell phone thefts. >> we want you t
respond to a post office in oakland. what sickened several employees? and the fiscal cliff inching ever closer. the latest on the negotiations between president obama and house speaker, john boehner. developing tonight. the fallout from the september attack on americans in benghazi that killed four people.including bay area native.ambassador chris stevens. tonight four state department officials have resigned under pressure.because of their roles in the deadly incident. a report released today was critical of state department leadership.sating security for the americans in benghazi was quote "inadequate." the school massacre in connecticut has raised all sorts of questions about gun control laws and what should and should not be imposed. today we spoke with the author of numerous gun control books to get his take on the issue. kron 4's j.r. stone has more on what he said. and what we may soon see. pam one other issue that zimring talked about is the federal assault weapon ban that was in place from 1994 to 2004 but he doesn't think that we will see that reimposed. why is that? so does h
.com. >> more break husband, oakland police investigating a homicide. a man shot in the middle of a resident street. 83rd avenue and e street. you can see the police have closed off that block while they try to figure out exactly what happened. no word yet on a motive or possible systems in this killing. >>> shock and anguish for the families of those being cared for at the sonoma developmental center, it provides care to hundreds of patients patients wh intellectual challenges. regulators are yanking the facility's license. vic lee has more on why is this happening? >> reporter: dan, the sonoma developmental center had a troubling history. reported abuses and poor investigations by its police force. and now the department of public health has moved to shut down a major portion of the center. the program that cares for patients with severe disabilities who aren't bedridden by live on the premises. >> if they close us, i mean, i don't know what we're going to do. >> reporter: she heads the group of family members and advocates of those being treated at the sonoma developmental center. her aut
. fairfield, 25 degrees, 29 in live mofr -- livermore, chilly in redwood city, 31 degrees. oakland, 26 degrees, record cold there. 33 in santa cruz. we're headed towards another cold night. temperatures upper 40s to about upper 50s so on]1[> the chilly side.r?ñ 40 to 50 this evening. frosty cold conditions, upper ]$2 low 40s for afternoon, mostly sunny skies with row low to mid-50s. i'll be back to tell when you rain will arrive and when chill will start to back off, we'll get milder air coming fp= for the night. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 new rules to help protect your child's privacy online. >> it's a bird, it's a plane. actually, it's part of the tallest building in the nation's largest city. we'll explain. >> and checking your traffic at 4:12 on the screen, you're in good shape heading down to the peninsula. left side, if you're head together lower deck of the bay bridge going over to oakland, you're face something traffic this afternoon. this afternoon. keep it here,ñtútcúññÑ!ó!6ñztrp you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma
laws. we'll have more on the president's actions later on. today in oakland the community came together during a special mass for the victims. nick smith was there. >> archbishop and cathedral of price the light led the mass. they gathered to remember the victims and families touched by the school shooting in connecticut. >> as we reach for our brothers and sisters taken from us by a sudden and violent death. >> more than 200 listened for the need of prayer and looking for answers. >> a wreath in memory of sandy hook elementary was hung and names read aloud. those i spoke with they don't know the victims but it made them feel spiritedly connected. they were here to heal. >> encouragement to the family of those that lost their loved ones. just to know that god is still the head of our lives and faith does help us to put through our faith and that is why we came today. ♪ ♪ >> students from the catholic school not much older than the victims themselves, sang silent night, hoping that the theme and words will do just that to a community still feeling pain. ♪ >> nick smith, "abc 7 news
, leslie. >>> a woman in oakland was killed when she was caught in the cross fire of a gunbattle. she was shot before international boulevard near 90th avenue. she was at the wrong place at the wrong time. no one else was injured. police have not made any arrests. >>> investigators are trying to gather information from shooter adam lanza's computer, but having a hard time. fore were services for four children, the principal and teacher victoria soto. paul simon is a friend of soto's family and he sang one of her favorite songs. sandy hook survivors will return to school in january, but at a different school.crews crews are decorating their classrooms to look like their old school. >>> the president called on congress to work on an assault weapons ban. he plans to released new policy proposals to reduce gun violence. >> the fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we can't prevent every act of violence doesn't mean we president cay steadily steadily -- does president mean we can't steadily reduce the violence. >> they will give the r
in the building just yet to look for a cause. >>> there is a gun buyback program tomorrow in oakland and san francisco. people can turn in weapons and get money for them no questions asked. $200 per gun up to $600. police support the program that is privately financed. >>> and more flooding likely along the bay and beaches later this morning. an extra high king tide as predicted around the golden gate at 11:24 this morning. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. it has been extra "friday light" so far for the start of our morning commute. check out the marin county drive all green on the sensors from novato to san rafael. all the way down towards the golden gate bridge, things look pretty good coming into san francisco. let's get a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on here. fortunately we haven't seen any major accidents though. so everything looks good backed up to the maze, about 15- to 20- minute wait. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> cloudy and cold around the bay area to start out your day.
a call. >>> and a shooting death in east oakland. a woman was hit by gun fire in the 9,100-block of international boulevard. she was walking to the store, found herself in the middle of a running gun battle. she was pronounced dead at the scene. no suspects in custody yet. >>> in connecticut today, families buried four more victims. family came to honor daniel barden who wanted to be a firefighter someday. they also said goodbye to caroline and charlotte. officials say some wounds will never heal. >> the teachers and the parents have been telling me they can never reenter that school, that it would just be beyond them to do it. one teacher said i will quit teaching before i go back in that building. >> vicki soto is credited with saving the lives of several kids before being gunned down. she was also buried today. the 47-year-old is also being credited as a hero. >>> and as those funerals were being held, president obama moved ahead with his promise to address gun violence. he put vice president joe bidden in charge of a government-wide effort. the president is calling for "real
, and the list goes on. the cbs 5 reporter phil shows us the difference. >> reporter: one visit to oakland police department's evidence room will give you a pretty good idea of how many guns really are out on america's streets. and often, the difference between a legal and an illegal gun comes down to how many bullets it can fire and how quickly. >> this is an assault rifle. >> reporter: it started off as a legal semiautomatic. which means... >> you have to depress the trigger each time you want it to fire. with a fully automatic weapon, you can just hold the trigger back, and it automatically fires. >> reporter: and then there's the side of the bullet clip. >> in the state of california, you can't have more than ten rounds. >> the capacity of the magazines dictates if it now becomes illegal. this is a high-capacity magazine. this carries 30 rounds of ammunition. this can be inserted into this weapon and now it becomes an illegal weapon. >> reporter: just the talk of possible new gun control measures has gun stores reporting upticks in sales all across the country. >>> a blistering report on secu
warning for the north bay set to expire at 8 a.m. santa rosa at 27 degrees. 28 in napa and 38 in oakland. a little warmer 41 in san francisco. we are going to warm up to the low to mid-50s by the time this afternoon rolls around. plenty of sunshine and then the rain returns through the weekend. >>> inzbram creates an online uproar, telling users their photos may be turned into internet ads. now the website promises to review that policy. this morning we'll show you why instagram's giant price tag is at the heart of it. >> they have to make good on a promise to facebook that they're worth hundreds of millions of dollars. >>> and the government tells paula broadwell she'll not be charged with stalking jill kelley. we'll ask why they decided to drop the case on "cbs this morning." ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette you celebrate a little win. nicorette gum helps calm your cravings and makes you less irritable. quit one cigarette at a time. looks like your bags didn't make it. we'll send them to your hotel. [ sad music playing ] this is fun. [ sad music continues ] [
's office in new jersey. also this weekend across the country, in oakland and san francisco, the same scene. a record-breaking gun buyback. almost 600 guns taken off the streets. each gun exchanged for $200. people waited in long and cold lines for hours for the chance to make that exchange in oakland and san francisco. the guns the city has collected will be cross referenced with a database to make sure they were not used in any crime. and then those guns will be melted down and turned into less deadly things like park benches and signposts. i bet if anybody needed plowshares, they could make those too. those weapons in california were collected by the police, but the buyback part was funded by nonprofit groups, including $100,000 donation from a guy who runs a medical marijuana dispensary. and apparently that's a good way to make a lot of money. in brooklyn, new york, this weekend, people went to trade guns for debit cards at two different locations. the program was run by the police and the brooklyn district attorney's office. more than 130 guns were turned in in exchange for up to $200
all the way across this great land of ours coast to coast all the way from oakland, california, to washington, d.c. brought to you today by the international association of iron workers goodmen and women of the iron workers under president walter wise. the sky is the limit for them. you bet. you can find out more about their important work and their great work at iron workers.org. oakland to washington, d.c. >> that's the territory covered by our good friend congress woman barbara lee joining us on our news line this morning. hey, congress woman. always good to talk with you. >> hi, bill. good to talk to you >> bill: i want to ask you about the latest on the fiscal cliff, but first a lot of focus, of course, everywhere in this lan on what we are going to do after this horrific massacre at sandy hook elementary school up in newtown, connecticut, on friday. that brought the nation's attention, but, you know, every day in the streets of oakland and other cities of this country, you know that better than anyone congresswoman. do you think this is
. oakland, california. exactly right. look at the gun violence took place in oakland against the cops and so forth. the anti-second amendment crowd never gins up, do they? >> stephanie: racial something there? >> or nothing. yeah. >> stephanie: okay. left is often talked about -- left has often talked about banning gun violence everywhere. >> but the blacks! >> stephanie: okay. >> let me say it again. blacks! >> stephanie: okay. all right. racial animosity there. all right. sean hannity on the fiscal cliff. >> the problem that i and other true conservatives have with boehner's plan b is it punishes the very people responsible for creating jobs in the country. >> oh, shut up. >> speaker is following directly into the president's class warfare trap. instead of fighting for the principles that handed his party to the majority. he was sent to washington like all republicans to reduce the size of government and cut taxes. not the opposite. as a result, i think it is time we go back to the drawing board
these landlords to evict dispensaries such as this health center in oakland which the government said is at the center of the case because they said selling marijuana is illegal. on the case with me today, sunny, we know a judge ruled that the oakland shop could say open because it was not violating state law, but we are talking federal governments. >> that's the real issue. there is a tension that exists when it comes to marijuana. medical marijuana and recreational use of marijuana. that's because under the federal laws, it's illegal to smoke and possess it and sell it. the voters have spoken in colorado and washington saying recreational use of marijuana is okay. in 1996 in california, they okayed the voters did, the use of medical marijuana. you have this tension. earlier this year, president obama speaking to barbara walters indicated a policy change. he said he had bigger fish to fry in terms of resources for law enforcement. we know now given what happened in connecticut in newtown, srnlt administration has other law enforcement concerns that many people would say are more sign
transit delays. earlier accident south 101 old oakland road just cleared. 580 west 980 accident also cleared still backed behind the bay bridge toll. >> when we come back, meteorologist mi >>> beautiful picture from our roof cam high clouds kept temperatures up a little in most areas this morning];k exception east bay valleys, frosty cold again. radar returns not reaching the ground still waiting until tonight for rain. 33 redwood city, 40s oakland and san francisco, 39 san jose. rain moves into the north bay ♪ i just want to fly >>> okay, we asked yesterday, is this real or is it fake? you must have had a hunch. that just couldn't be true. but how did they do it? how did the hoaxers pull it off? it went massively viral, 16 million views. we're going to get behind the hoax this morning, right here on "good morning america." >> apparently the students behind this have a history of making these videos. and take great pride in doing it very well. >>> also, we have an amazing survival story. we're going to talk to a skier who managed to survive being buried under an avalanche for 15 m
gatos, 34 san jose, oakland san francisco, 40s. most winds are calm, it feels drum and flute" look who's back. again? it's embarrassing it's embarrassing! we can see you carl. we can totally see you. come on you're better than this...all that prowling around. yeah, you're the king of the jungle. have you thought about going vegan carl? hahaha!! you know folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than antelope with night-vision goggles. nice! get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> look that. >> oh, right. you're looking at the astonishing fight between two mans we think of as gentle. that is until now. giraffes going neck and neck in a violent attack caught on tape. i have to say, guys, it's all over a girl. >> of course it is. what else would it -- >> not to be trusted to -- >> what else would it be? >> we have to keep these two guys apart. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> good morning, america. >> we'll be head-butting. >> exactly. please let's get to the show. >> claiborne and i have a h
but they have different plans we'll donate it to cancer, >> at childrens hospital in oakland >> they also asked that instead of giving them money please donate it to childrens hospital in oakland and to the person who stole the tree >> enjoy the tree, merry christmas in vallejo, stanley roberts kron 4. if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e-mail us at 'people behaving badly' at kron- four-dot-com. >> this is sure to cause about reached the utility company, pg&e is taxing safety upgrades after the san bruno gas pipe explosion. on to bay area customers. the latest air jordan already people are lining up. these stories, coming up. >>jacqueline: big stories. those cold temperatures are gone but the rainfall is on its way. we will have details on when it could get to your neighborhood, coming up. (male announcer) live from the kron 4 news station, this is the kron 4 news. >>pam: tonight, california's utility regulators have decided to allow p-g&e to share the cost of pipeline upgrades with you. their customers. the utility company was ordered to improve the safety of its natural gas the
high. >> bill: sean out in oakland, california. susan rice, what do you think? >> bill, i am so pissed and disappointed in this president. i can't believe that he caved once again. he was so weak and i'm sorry i voted for this man because he has no spine whatsoever. lindsey graham or john mccain? really? i'm sorry i voted for this man. >> bill: don't be sorry you voted for him. i think this is a fight he could have won. i think it's a wishfight he should have fought >> caller: he is weak and it's like the first time when he caved on the single pair. >> bill: we have seen him cave before. i love him. but i am not going to hesitate to say when he is wrong. i think he is wrong. i saw him. i was at that news conference right after the election when somebody asked him about susan rice and he was on fire. he came out and he said, don't mess with her. if you have a problem, mess with me. i think they thought it would cost too much political capitol. a lot of people said look, president obama should not waste too much political capitol on susan rice.
. >> eric: 100% right and it's insane. that they are going to bust people in oakland for bad illegal uses of medicinal marijuana and look the other way for rest of the country including colorado and washington state. for using it -- >> andrea: there is no news with what the president is saying. >> bob: let me tell you something. the way they cos pollinate marijuana is making it very strong. almost hallucinogenic. that worries me. >> dana: i don't have a strong opinion? you can lead a segment because you let everyone talk and tease. >> greg: if jasper was a drug. you'd smoke it. >> dana: absolutely. so would you. coming up, espn commentator rob parker yanked off the air over the racially charged comments about robert griffin iii. now he is apologizing. says he blew it. greg has the rest on that. ♪ ♪ meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 4
events in san francisco and oakland, california drew hundreds of people. many of them said they turned over their weapons because they were moved by the connecticut tragedy. >> i feel this is something that might hurt somebody some day, you know, then i would feel terrible about that. >> when the community says enough is enough, i think you've got a good chance of something like this. >> the gun owners received $200 for each weapon they brought in. there were similar buybacks in brooklyn, new york and washington, d.c. and in prince george's county, maryland. >> you think about the staggering number. there are more than 200 million guns already on the streets of america. so one, that questions how effective any gun control could be. it seems like the genie is way out of the bottle. i guess every little bit helps, so some of those buyback programs have been successful in some cities. >>> coming up next, some of the other major headlines this morning, including that health scare for hillary clinton. >> what the secretary of state's illness and injury means to a major investigation in wash
this happen in oakland, sacramento, los angeles. people continue to buy these bonds because they had a promise from these organizations that they would be paid back on a specific date. when that promise goes away you really are tossing out all the rules in investing all over. now you start questioning, why would he own a bond that i potentially -- where i have limited up side? why don't i just go buy equities where i have unlimited potential, because the promises made by stockton are not being held. and there is accountability that is just not going to ham at this point. arthel: i understand, that they are talking about filing bankruptcy under chapter 9 i think it is. if they do that what about the company has insure the bonds? do they have a say and say, hey guys you can't just settle this by going, i can't pay i'm going to file for bankrupt knee. >> you're going to start seeing a lot of that. right now what we're seeing in our fiscal cliff discussions is a lot of craziness, right? when money is out there and there is a limited amount of money you'll see a lot of weird things happen and you'l
. oakland firefighters investigating an early morning fire that sent a security guard to the hospital. the flames spread to a nearby come commercial building and the security guard was taken to the hospital. >> let's check out your morning commute. >>> a little tough out of novato accident southbound 101 before lucas valley road, light now traffic bunched up in lane three as you head southbound. south 101 at poplar in san mateo accident blocking left lane northbound montague expressway new accident reported. a little breeze around hayward and also half moon bay temperatures are feeling a little cooler there. through the afternoon, a lot of sun no need for wet weather gear, low to mid 50s. tonight not as cool as this morning scattered frost inland rain in the north bay tomorrow afternoon for the rest of us friday through sunday. >> the news continues with [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >>> i'm not sure -- and the crazy cameraman is back again. i'm not sure we can do normal hellos again. trumpets here all the time. they're here for a great reason. "deals and steals." megaholiday "deals and
their true cultural identity. >> reporter: frank somerville is a news anchor in oakland, california. he is used to hearing from the public, but when he posted a picture doing his daughter's hair on facebook, he and his wife, donna, were overwhelmed. >> the facebook page just lit up and kept going, and going. >> i think it hit a racial core, and also hit a father-daughter chord. >> reporter: eight years ago, they adopted callie, it raised questions. >> we thought there is a baby out there that needs a mom and dad. if we all of a sudden back out because we're scared that this happens to be a black baby, what does that say about us? >> reporter: they enjoy watching her play time with her older sister, but know that as she gets older there will be issues. they can experience a lack of cultural identity. >> we dealt with it, my mom always turned everything that was an obstacle into confidence. >> reporter: heading into the issues, he was from ethiopia, adopted by swedish parents. >> don't be afraid of the questions, like race definitely has a place. >> reporter: samuelson feels at home in ha
and three were injured at oakland university. the slaughter of innocent must stop. whoever criticizes me or others for saying so, saying that we must act, who ever said this is not the right time, i ask this. one is the right time? let me show you a number. look at this number. this is just about the population of the united states of america. it is also a record of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. i say that now is the right time to talk about this. more than 31,000 people die each year from gun violence in our nation. let me say again. those are the last numbers. 31,000 people died. eighty-seven people die every day. now, i got into politics in part because i felt the vietnam war was wrong. and i was pining for those who are lost. about 50,000 dead in the vietnam war. every year, 31,000 people died. so when is the right time? we must talk about it now. that is what i am doing, and i am so proud of senator feinstein for doing this and senator schumer for doing this as well. and also my colleagues in the house. i'm proud of the president for
at oakland university. the slaughter of the innocent must stop. whoever criticizes me or others for saying so and standing up, whoever says this is not the right time, i say this. when is the right time? and i will show you a number. look at this number. this is just about the population of the united states of america. it is also a representation of the 300 million firearms in the united states today. nearly one gun per person. so i say now is the right time to talk about this. more than 31,000 people die each year from gun violence. let me say it again. those are the last numbers from 2009. 31,000 people died that year. eighty-seven people die every single day. i got into politics in part because i thought the vietnam war was wrong and i was pining for those lost. about 50,000 plus dead. so when is the right time? we must talk about it now. that is what i am doing and that is what i am so proud of senator lautenberg are doing and senator schumer for doing it as well. also my colleagues in the house. i'm proud of the president for doing it as well. here's the thing, we have to do more than t
. host: she only has 140 characters. wendy from oakland, new jersey. go ahead. caller: hi. i believe the political hero should be hillary clinton. host: why is that? caller: she has kept peace around the world. she has been able to focus on the problems here in america while she is done a tremendous job overseas. host: what would you like to see out of there? caller: become the next president of united states. i think it is a strong possibility. you mentioned travel and keeping people safe. any specific accomplishment that sticks out in your mind? caller: meeting with the pakistanis leaders and going to different countries and dealing with the world issues and being a good negotiator, peacemaker and her demeanor. unbelievable and outstanding. host: ruth from texas, you are on. caller: my hero is mitt romney. if he had been elected, he would have strained things much better than they are now. that is part of the problem. host: what -- caller: character, honesty. host: mitt romney is your choice. caller: that is about it. host: patrick is next. caller: my political hero is president ob
insurance in new york city can be poor in 39,000. in oakland 33,000. but the reality is the reality is for years huge gap between what americans think when he hears poverty and east coast the old way that the government defined it when you see the mainstream media running a story on poverty saying they are 49 million poor people. they will feature a homeless family but only about 2% of the poor are homeless. in fact, the average poor american lives in a house or apartment that is larger than the average nonpoor french men, german or englishman. 80% of under the old definition had airconditioning. two thirds cable tv. half of them have a computer. a third of them have a wide screen hdtv. a quarter of them have a tivo. if you have them was anyone in your family hungry at any -- for even a single day during the last year? the overwhelming majority will say no. they have access to medical care. they have no hardship whatsoever. there is a complete disconnect between the way the government defines poverty and the way the american people think about it and the way the media presents it. >
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